People For the Ethical Treatment of Plants: 4 Reasons Why the “Plant Sentience” Argument Doesn’t Work

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Whether you're a vegan who has been called a "plant murderer" by a non-vegan, a non-vegan who is trying (and failing) to be funny, or just someone with an affinity for plants, this is information you need to read.  The issue of plant sentience is being brought up more and more as a reason to … Continue reading People For the Ethical Treatment of Plants: 4 Reasons Why the “Plant Sentience” Argument Doesn’t Work

Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Nutrition, Fitness and Health

You've been told many things about nutrition, fitness and health throughout your life whether it came from parents, friends, commercials and subliminal societal messages all around you.  It's easy for most people to accept this as fact and move on without bothering to dig deeper, but you're not one of those people.  You are one of … Continue reading Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Nutrition, Fitness and Health

My Take on New York Times ‘Ethical Meat’ Contest

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A contest called Put Your Ethics Where Your Mouth Is by The New York Times, has recently tried to figure out who can write the best argument supporting the idea that meat is ethical.  Panelled by Mark Bittman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Andrew Light, Michael Pollan, and Peter Singer, I was eager to read what their picks would be. … Continue reading My Take on New York Times ‘Ethical Meat’ Contest